Awards & Honors
Christie Jones Lawrence wins 2023 PRAM Professional Achievement Award

Christie Jones LawrenceThe Public Relations Association of Mississippi honored the achievements of Mississippi’s best public relations professionals and students during their annual awards ceremony last week. The awards recognize outstanding work by Mississippians in the field of public relations and celebrate select individuals for their contributions to the profession.

Christie Lawrence, Communication lecturer, President of Surge Advisors and past president of the Starkville-MSU Chapter, is the 2023 PRAM Professional Achievement Award winner, the state’s top honor recognizing excellence in public relations. The panel of accredited PR professionals from PRSA of Maryland of the Public Relations Society of America tasked with selecting the winner had this to say about this year’s honoree:

“She has achieved a successful career in public relations. Her commitment to the profession shines through in her dedication to lifelong learning.”

“Her list of accomplishments and achievements is vast, seconded only by her list of services she has provided. “

“Her work examples show the depth of her career and a clear understanding of the RPIE process.”